Multi chambers network at Crossroads Farm

Five area chambers of commerce came together at Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s last week for the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce’s 4th annual multi-chamber event. “We had the West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont, Hempstead and Malverne chambers of commerce there,” said Patti Locurcio, the West Hempstead chamber’s secretary. About 120 people attended the event, which was held in one of the farm’s hoop houses.

Roosevelt man sentenced for manslaughter and DWI

A Roosevelt man was sentenced four to 12 years in prison on May 5 for a fatal car crash that killed his girlfriend, Lakeview resident Diamond Hawkins, in 2015.

Family Literacy Night at West Hempstead High School

The West Hempstead School District welcomed students and their families to its Family Literacy Night at West Hempstead High School last month.

A new water tower for West Hempstead

“It’s not going to be an easy day when it comes down,” West Hempstead Water District Supervisor Robert York said of the 225-foot-tall water tower on the water district’s 27-acre property. “This is a very unusual tank — you don’t see these on Long Island anymore. This is the last one.”

W.H. teen with muscular dystrophy gives back

It was raining and windy — yet 17-year-old Peri Finkelstein, a West Hempstead resident with muscular dystrophy, traveled to Miami on Jan. 28 with one goal: to walk a mile in the Miami Half Marathon.